In May 2012, the turnover in manufacturing industry was steadyTurnover in industry and construction - May 2012

In May 2012, the turnover was steady in the manufacturing industry (0.0%), after +0.5% in April. Exports strongly increased (+5.1%).

Every index in this issue is in value, seasonally and working-day adjusted.

In May 2012, the turnover was steady in the manufacturing industry (0.0%), after +0.5% in April. Exports strongly increased (+5.1%).

In May 2012, the turnover was up in the manufacture of food products and beverage (+1.4%), in the manufacture of transport equipment (+1.0%) and, to a lesser extent, in electrical and electronic equipment ; machine equipment (+0.2%). It was stable in the other manufacturing (0.0%) whereas it sharply fell in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–6.2%).

In May 2012, the turnover of industry as a whole went up by 0.3%. Over the same period, it was steady in construction (0.0%).

IRgraph3 – Turnover in manufacturing industry

  • Source: Insee

In the last quarter (Q/Q–1), the turnover in the manufacturing industry decreased (–0.2%). It declined in the manufacture of transport equipment (–2.4%), in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (–3.0%) and in the electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment (–1.2%) but rose in the other manufacturing (+0.7%) and in the manufacture of food products and beverage (+1.6%).

Year-on-year (Q/Q–4), the turnover went up (+1.1%) in the manufacturing industry.

IRtab5 – Turnover in industry and construction

s.a. and w-d.a. data –2005 = 100
Turnover in industry and construction
Nace Classification Change in %
Sectors Weight** May/ April April/ March Q/Q–1 (1) Q/Q–4 (1)
BE : INDUSTRY 8022 0.3 0.3 0.5 1.8
CZ : MANUFACTURING 7167 0.0 0.8 –0.2 1.1
Of which Exports 1017 5.1 0.5 –0.3 1.6
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages 1131 1.4 1.3 1.6 4.1
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products 461 –6.2 0.6 –3.0 6.5
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 927 0.2 –1.2 –1.2 –0.5
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment 1383 1.0 1.7 –2.4 –1.4
(C5): Other manufacturing 3265 0.0 1.0 0.7 0.6
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 855 2.1 –2.6 4.9 6.9
FZ: CONSTRUCTION 1978 0.0 0.2 –1.7 0.3
  • ** 10000=B..F
  • (1) Last three months / three previous months
  • (2) Last three months / three same months of previous year
  • The codes correspond to different levels of aggregation of the NACE classification.
  • Source: INSEE